Rock Creek Wild River stretches from the White Oak Junction bridge to the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The entire corridor is within the Proclamation Boundary of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Rick Creek occurs in the Cumberland Plateau region. It contains mixed mesophytic forests dominated by oak-hickory and oak-pine. The waters of the stream support diverse aquatic life. The US Forest Service
also stocks rainbow trout in the Wild River reach. In recent years, restoration efforts have been set in place to restore the damage from abandoned land mines. Highly acidic water from nearby abandoned land mines had killed most of the vegetation and aquatic life in the stream. To learn more about efforts and successes visit US Forest Service's Special Places
See our Wild Rivers
program page for information on what it means to be a Kentucky Wild River.
There are Multiple access point to this Wild River Corridor Pleas visit US Forest Service
for more information.